TOM WARD - Sorry, haters. We love Pats!

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We've come a long way from the New England "Patriots" and their brilliant coach and fresh-faced quarterback gloriously winning the Super Bowl a few months after 9-11. Now, in the wake of "deflategate... more

ARLENE VIOLET - Black lives matter; tactics do, too

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On Jan. 15, at least two different groups of activists were behind the shut-down of Interstate 93 southbound and northbound during the morning rush hour commute into Boston. Their professed mission... more

Letters to the Editor

We are killing our country

Does anyone in this country ever look past the end of their nose to see what is happening throughout the country and the world? Have we become so simple minded, drug induced, comatose and frightened... more

R.I. legislators do well in protecting animals

For countless years, humans and animals have bonded in remarkable ways - for companionship, for protection and for working side by side with their human counterparts in various endeavors. Animals are... more

Woonsocket says 'no' to economic development

One might think that after the complete bungling of the deal that would have brought Ardent Manufacturing to Woonsocket, city leadership would learn their lesson. Unfortunately, the egos, ideologies... more

Twin River hotel proposal makes sense

I am writing to urge support from any and all, for the Twin River Casino Hotel proposal that needs both the State of Rhode Island's and the Town of Lincoln's legal blessing for it to progress along... more

Widen search for sustainable industry

The residents of North Smithfield and the town administrator in particular, have been very fortunate over the last few years to have had the new found monies provided by Dowling Village and National... more